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SubjectRe: verify_area()

Russell Berry ( wrote:

: I haven't sifted through the verify_area() code well enough to claim a
: complete understanding of its function. But I'm assuming here that its
: dissappearance means that the new kernel's hard coded kernel/user space
: boundaries are now controlling the late call's functionality. Am I off
: track here??

I believe it is all handled by the MMU with exceptions. I also
remember reading about a really slick execption handling routine
somebody patched into ther kernel. It is supposed to make tha normal
(non-error) calls work much faster and handle the abnormal (error)
calls better.


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